Contra Costa Country Club offers one of the finest and purest tests of golf in Northern California. Challenging but fair and comfortably walk-able, the course is a joy in all four seasons.

  • Ryan Maher, Golf Course Superintendent
    • Ryan Maher, Golf Course Superintendent

      Ryan is a native of Scottsdale, AZ. He grew up around the game of golf and played two years of collegiate golf at Eastern Arizona College. After Eastern he studied Turfgrass Science at Penn State University.

      Ryan was previously the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at Desert Forest Golf Club in Carefree, AZ. At Desert Forest, Ryan oversaw one of the top conditioned golf courses in the United States and has managed various construction projects in his career, including a golf course renovation. Ryan has been the Golf Course Superintendent at Contra Costa since November of 2015, and has implemented strong agronomic programs to provide the best possible conditions year round. Ryan is a 7 year member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.

      Outside of work Ryan enjoys golfing, camping, hiking, and following his favorite Arizona sports teams. Ryan lives in Fairfield, is married and has two young boys, James and Jay.



  • Steven Spatafore, Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
    • Steven Spatafore, Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

      Steven Spatafore is a native of Yuba City, CA where he attended River Valley High School. Steven graduated California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2018 with his Bachelor of Science concentrating in Turfgrass and Sports Field Management. 

      During his time at Cal Poly, SLO, Steven interned for Valhalla Golf Club, Cypress Point Club, and Pasatiempo Golf Club. His senior year of college he was the Field Manager responsible for overseeing Baggett Stadium for the Cal Poly Baseball Program. Upon graduation, he became an Assistant-In-Training at Pebble Beach Golf Links where he participated in hosting the 2018 U.S. Amateur and 2019 U.S. Open. 

      Outside of work, Steven enjoys playing golf, cycling, and traveling to new places. Steven currently lives in Pleasant Hill with his fiancé, Courtney.

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